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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Kill Count

Name Total Kills
Rena Ryuuguu 17[1]
Shion Sonozaki 6[2]
Miyo Takano (directly) 6[3]
Miyo Takano (indirectly) 2000+

Arc Length

Title Word Count Character Count
Onikakushi-hen 102,372 482,226
Watanagashi-hen 123,940 602,839
Tatarigoroshi-hen 129,697 626,142
Meakashi-hen 98,103 454,663
Saikoroshi-hen 42,219 194,718

Umineko no Naku Koro ni

Arc Length

Title Word Count Character Count
Legend of the Golden Witch 143,481 708,528
Turn of the Golden Witch 131,488 658,668
Banquet of the Golden Witch 151,131 744,775
Alliance of the Golden Witch 179,913 905,348
End of the Golden Witch 140,426 707,177
Dawn of the Golden Witch 139,025 699,030
Total 885,464 4,423,526
Our Confession 11,702 55,480
Total 897,166 4,479,006

Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni

Chapter Length

# Title Word Count Character Count
1 Mesomeso-san 14,463 83,783
2 The Spirit Camera 17,581 102,678
3 The Princess' Lie 11,163 63,314
4 Shrine of the Guardian Deity 4,005 23,625
5 Hameln's Castanets 11,150 64,797
6 One Girl's Day 4,572 25,645
7 Utopia 20,914 125,007
8 The Lunar Festival 5,195 30,896
9 Reaper of the Thirteenth Step 14,746 81,715
10 Welcome to the Mirror World 5,804 33,663
11 The Boy's Portrait 16,646 93,747
12 My Best Friend 7,763 45,512
13 Thistle for Vengeance 18,714 111,418
14 Before the Spider Lilies Bloomed 12,262 70,567
Total 164,978 956,367

Trivia

  • The "Arc Length" sections help give a better understanding of the considerable length of the When They Cry franchise. For example, if you include the first 4 arcs of Umineko as a single book, the total word count comes to 606,013 words, successfully placing on the list of longest novels according to Wikipedia.

Notes

  1. ^ The 15 kids at the Hinamizawa school (including herself), along with Teppei Houjou and Rina Mamiya.
  2. ^ Oryou Sonozaki, Kiichirou Kimiyoshi, Satoko Houjou, Mion Sonozaki, Keiichi Maebara, and herself.
  3. ^ Keiichi Maebara, Mion Sonozaki, Shion Sonozaki, Rena Ryuuguu, Satoko Houjou, and Rika Furude.